is the debut studio album by multinational The Inner Mounting Flame jazz-rock fusion band Mahavishnu Orchestra, released in August 1971 by Columbia Records. After their formation, the group performed several debut gigs before they entered the studio to record their first album featuring all original material written by guitarist John McLaughlin.
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remastered version of the album, on CD, was released in 1998 by Sony Music Entertainment. It features a facsimile of the LP front cover, a new set of liner notes by Bob Belden, as well as many photographs of the band. "The Inner Mounting Flame" was included in 2011 as part of " The Complete Columbia Albums Collection" boxset, along with the other albums by the first line-up of the band, including " The Lost Trident Sessions". This version includes a version of "The Noonward Race" recorded live at the Mar Y Sol Pop Festival 3 April 1972. That version was previously available on the compilation album , but the version included in the boxset is two minutes longer.
Mar Y Sol: The First International Puerto Rico Pop Festival
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All tracks composed by John McLaughlin.
1. "Meeting of the Spirits" 6:52 2. "Dawn" 5:10 3. "The Noonward Race" 6:28 4. "A Lotus on Irish Streams" 5:39
1. "Vital Transformation" 6:16 2. "The Dance of Maya" 7:17 3. "You Know You Know" 5:07 4. "Awakening" 3:32
9. "Noonward Race (live)" 15:03
Personnel [ edit ]
Mahavishnu Orchestra [ edit ]
Additional personnel [ edit ]
Don Puluse - engineer
Robert Honablue - engineer
Billboard (United States)
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